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Contraventions Regulations (SOR/96-313)

Regulations are current to 2019-08-28 and last amended on 2019-06-17. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE III.01(Sections 1 to 3)Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

PART I

Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemProvision of Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994Short-Form DescriptionFine ($)
15(a)
  • (a) Unlawfully possess a migratory bird

200 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Unlawfully possess a migratory bird’s nest

200 plus 50 per additional nest
25(b)
  • (a) Unlawfully buy a migratory bird

300 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Unlawfully sell a migratory bird

300 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (c) Unlawfully exchange a migratory bird

300 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (d) Unlawfully give a migratory bird

300 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (e) Unlawfully make a migratory bird the subject of a commercial transaction

300 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (f) Unlawfully buy a migratory bird’s nest

300 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (g) Unlawfully sell a migratory bird’s nest

300 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (h) Unlawfully exchange a migratory bird’s nest

300 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (i) Unlawfully give a migratory bird’s nest

300 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (j) Unlawfully make a migratory bird’s nest the subject of a commercial transaction

300 plus 50 per additional nest
36(6)
  • (a) Knowingly make a false statement to a game officer

300
  • (b) Knowingly make a misleading statement to a game officer

300
  • (c) Wilfully obstruct a game officer

300

PART II

Migratory Birds Regulations

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemProvision of Migratory Birds RegulationsShort-Form DescriptionFine ($)
14(2)(b)Fail to affix habitat conservation stamp on permit100
24(3)Fail to furnish Minister with information related to permit100
34(5)Fail to comply with condition of permit150
44(6)(a)(i)Fail to have migratory game bird hunting permit while hunting100
54(6)(a)(ii)Fail to have migratory game bird hunting permit while in possession of a migratory game bird100
64(6)(b)Fail to show migratory game bird hunting permit to game officer on request100
74(10)Fail to make required report within 30 days of expiration of permit200
84(11)(a)(i)
  • (a) Fail to have scientific or special permit when attempting to take a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Fail to have scientific or special permit when attempting to take a migratory bird’s nest

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (c) Fail to have scientific or special permit when attempting to take a migratory bird’s egg

150 plus 50 per additional egg
94(11)(a)(ii)
  • (a) Fail to have scientific or special permit when in possession of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Fail to have scientific or special permit when in possession of a migratory bird’s nest

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (c) Fail to have scientific or special permit when in possession of a migratory bird’s egg

150 plus 50 per additional egg
104(11)(b)Fail to show scientific or special permit to game officer on request100
115(1)Hunt a migratory bird without a permit200 plus 50 per additional bird
125(3)Hunt a migratory game bird without a permit200 plus 50 per additional bird
135(4)Hunt a migratory bird in prescribed area during a closed season200 plus 50 per additional bird
145(9)Hunt unlawfully in a migratory bird sanctuary500
156(a)
  • (a) Unlawfully disturb a migratory bird’s nest

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (b) Unlawfully disturb a migratory bird’s egg

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (c) Unlawfully disturb a migratory bird’s nest shelter

150 plus 50 per additional shelter
  • (d) Unlawfully disturb a migratory bird’s eider duck shelter

150 plus 50 per additional shelter
  • (e) Unlawfully disturb a migratory bird’s duck box

150 plus 50 per additional box
  • (f) Unlawfully destroy a migratory bird’s nest

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (g) Unlawfully destroy a migratory bird’s egg

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (h) Unlawfully destroy a migratory bird’s nest shelter

150 plus 50 per additional shelter
  • (i) Unlawfully destroy a migratory bird’s eider duck shelter

150 plus 50 per additional shelter
  • (j) Unlawfully destroy a migratory bird’s duck box

150 plus 50 per additional box
  • (k) Unlawfully take a migratory bird’s nest

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (l) Unlawfully take a migratory bird’s egg

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (m) Unlawfully take a migratory bird’s nest shelter

150 plus 50 per additional shelter
  • (n) Unlawfully take a migratory bird’s eider duck shelter

150 plus 50 per additional shelter
  • (o) Unlawfully take a migratory bird’s duck box

150 plus 50 per additional box
166(b)
  • (a) Unlawfully possess a live migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Unlawfully possess a migratory bird carcass

150 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (c) Unlawfully possess a migratory bird skin

150 plus 50 per additional skin
  • (d) Unlawfully possess a migratory bird nest

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (e) Unlawfully possess a migratory bird egg

150 plus 50 per additional egg
177Exceed the daily bag limit of migratory birds200 plus 50 per bird over limit
188Exceed highest daily bag limit of migratory birds200 plus 50 per bird over limit
199Hunt migratory game bird after killing the permitted number200 plus 50 per bird over permitted number
2010(1)Possess on first day of open season carcasses of migratory birds in excess of daily bag limit200 plus 50 per carcass over limit
2110(2)Possess carcasses of migratory birds of any species in excess of possession limit200 plus 50 per carcass over limit
2210(3)
  • (a) Possess, without required tag, migratory game bird carcass belonging to another person

100 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (b) Possess, without required tag, migratory game bird carcass taken by another person

100 plus 50 per additional carcass
2311(1)
  • (a) Possess a migratory bird without at least one fully feathered wing attached

100 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Transport a migratory bird without at least one fully feathered wing attached

100 plus 50 per additional bird
2412(1)
  • (a) Unlawfully sell migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Unlawfully expose for sale migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (c) Unlawfully offer for sale migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (d) Unlawfully trade migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (e) Unlawfully barter migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (f) Unlawfully buy migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (g) Unlawfully sell the egg of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (h) Unlawfully expose for sale the egg of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (i) Unlawfully offer for sale the egg of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (j) Unlawfully trade the egg of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (k) Unlawfully barter the egg of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (l) Unlawfully buy the egg of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional egg
  • (m) Unlawfully sell the nest of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (n) Unlawfully expose for sale the nest of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (o) Unlawfully offer for sale the nest of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (p) Unlawfully trade the nest of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (q) Unlawfully barter the nest of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (r) Unlawfully buy the nest of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional nest
  • (s) Unlawfully sell the carcass of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (t) Unlawfully expose for sale the carcass of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (u) Unlawfully offer for sale the carcass of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (v) Unlawfully trade the carcass of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (w) Unlawfully barter the carcass of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (x) Unlawfully buy the carcass of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional carcass
  • (y) Unlawfully sell the skin of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional skin
  • (z) Unlawfully expose for sale the skin of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional skin
  • (z.1) Unlawfully offer for sale the skin of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional skin
  • (z.2) Unlawfully trade the skin of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional skin
  • (z.3) Unlawfully barter the skin of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional skin
  • (z.4) Unlawfully buy the skin of a migratory bird

150 plus 50 per additional skin
2512.1(2)
  • (a) Unlawfully purchase the feathers of migratory birds

150
  • (b) Unlawfully sell the feathers of migratory birds

150
  • (c) Unlawfully barter the feathers of migratory birds

150
  • (d) Unlawfully offer to purchase the feathers of migratory birds

150
  • (e) Unlawfully offer to sell the feathers of migratory birds

150
  • (f) Unlawfully offer to barter the feathers of migratory birds

150
2613(1)
  • (a) Ship a migratory bird in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (b) Transport a migratory bird in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (c) Offer for shipment a migratory bird in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (d) Offer for transport a migratory bird in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (e) Ship a migratory bird’s nest in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (f) Transport a migratory bird’s nest in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (g) Offer for shipment a migratory bird’s nest in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (h) Offer for transport a migratory bird’s nest in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (i) Ship a migratory bird’s egg in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (j) Transport a migratory bird’s egg in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (k) Offer for shipment a migratory bird’s egg in an improperly marked package or container

150
  • (l) Offer for transport a migratory bird’s egg in an improperly marked package or container

150
2713(2)
  • (a) Ship carcass of migratory bird not taken during the open season

150
  • (b) Transport carcass of migratory bird not taken during the open season

150
  • (c) Ship carcass of migratory bird taken in excess of the number specified

150
  • (d) Transport carcass of migratory bird taken in excess of the number specified

150
2814(1)Hunt migratory game bird within 400 m of bait250
2914(3)
  • (a) Deposit bait during the prohibited period without obtaining, at least 30 days prior, written consent of every landowner of land located within 400 m

250
  • (b) Deposit bait during the prohibited period without obtaining, at least 30 days prior, written consent of every lessee of land within 400 m

250
  • (c) Deposit bait during the prohibited period without obtaining, at least 30 days prior, written consent of every tenant of land within 400 m

250
  • (d) Deposit bait during the prohibited period without obtaining, at least 30 days prior, written consent of the Regional Director

250
  • (e) Deposit bait during the prohibited period without obtaining, at least 30 days prior, written consent of the chief game officer or other authorized game officer

250
  • (f) Deposit bait during the prohibited period without posting, at least 30 days prior, satisfactory signs in designated location

250
3015(1)(a)Hunt a migratory bird with shotgun larger than 10 gauge200
3115(1)(b)Hunt a migratory bird by the use or aid of live bird200
3215(1)(c)Hunt a migratory bird by the use or aid of recorded bird calls200
3315(1)(d)Hunt a migratory bird with an unplugged shotgun200
3415(1)(e)
  • (a) Hunt a migratory bird from an aircraft

200
  • (b) Hunt a migratory bird from a sailboat

200
  • (c) Hunt a migratory bird from a power boat

200
  • (d) Hunt a migratory bird from a motorized vehicle

200
  • (e) Hunt a migratory bird from a vehicle to which a draught animal is attached

200
34.115.1(1)(a)Possess, for the purpose of hunting a migratory game bird, shot other than non-toxic shot200
34.215.1(1)(b)Hunt a migratory game bird by the use of shot other than non-toxic shot200
3515(2)Have more than one loaded shotgun while hunting migratory birds200
3615(3)Hunt a migratory bird using a rifle or shotgun loaded with a single bullet200
3716(1)Hunt a migratory bird without adequate means of retrieval of birds killed, crippled or injured200
3816(1.1)(a)Fail to immediately make every reasonable effort to retrieve a killed, crippled or injured migratory bird200
3916(1.1)(b)
  • (a) Fail to immediately kill a retrieved crippled or injured migratory bird

200
  • (b) Fail to include in daily bag limit a migratory bird that has been retrieved and killed

200
4017(a)Hunt a migratory bird north of the 60th north parallel during the prohibited time200
4117(b)Hunt a migratory bird south of the 60th north parallel during the prohibited time200
4219(3)(a)Fail to make required report within 30 days from expiration of scientific permit200
4319(3)(b)Fail to keep required record during the currency of scientific permit200
4419(3)(c)Fail to provide information required by Minister100
4519(4)Fail to dispose of birds that are dead as a result of banding operations in accordance with conditions of scientific permit150
4620(1)(a)
  • (a) Unlawfully buy live migratory bird or its egg for avicultural purposes

150 plus 50 per additional bird or egg
  • (b) Unlawfully sell live migratory bird or its egg for avicultural purposes

150 plus 50 per additional bird or egg
  • (c) Unlawfully possess live migratory bird or its egg for avicultural purposes

150 plus 50 per additional bird or egg
  • (d) Unlawfully transport live migratory bird or its egg for avicultural purposes

150 plus 50 per additional bird or egg
4720(1)(b)Unlawfully take migratory bird or its egg from the wild for avicultural purposes200 plus 100 per additional bird or egg
4820(1)(c)
  • (a) Kill migratory bird bought pursuant to avicultural permit

150
  • (b) Kill migratory bird sold pursuant to avicultural permit

150
  • (c) Kill migratory bird taken pursuant to avicultural permit

150
  • (d) Kill migratory bird possessed pursuant to avicultural permit

150
  • (e) Kill migratory bird transported pursuant to avicultural permit

150
4920(3)(a)Fail to keep correct books and records150
5020(3)(b)Fail to make required yearly report150
5120(4)Release into the wild, without Minister’s authorization, a migratory bird held under avicultural permit500
51.122300
300
300
5224(3)
  • (a) Kill migratory bird while scaring it

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (b) Wound migratory bird while scaring it

150 plus 50 per additional bird
  • (c) Take migratory bird while scaring it

150 plus 50 per additional bird
52.126(4)Fail to carry written nomination while hunting on the land of the holder of a permit100
52.226(5)(a)Fail to return, within the required period, cancelled or expired permit to the game officer or office that issued it150
52.326(5)(b)Fail to report to a game officer required information within the required period150
53[Repealed, SOR/2016-200, s. 39]
5427(2)Use concealment device while acting under the authority of a permit200
5527(3)(a)Shoot migratory bird in prohibited area150 plus 50 per additional bird
5627(3)(b)Discharge firearm within 50 m of water area150
5727(5)Hunt in a lure crop area or a bait station area in closed season150
5827(6)Enter a lure crop area or a bait station area without written authorization of chief game officer or Regional Director150
5929Possess carcass of migratory bird without required permit300
6030
  • (a) Receive migratory bird or its egg without written statement from owner

150 plus 50 per additional bird or egg
  • (b) Accept migratory bird or its egg without written statement from owner

150 plus 50 per additional bird or egg
6131(1)Fail to keep required books and records150
6231(2)Fail to permit game officer to examine required books and records150
62.132(3)Fail to leave sufficient eiderdown in nest300
6333Introduce into Canada without written consent of Director a species of migratory bird not indigenous to Canada for purpose of sport, acclimatization or release from captivity300
6434
  • (a) Destroy a poster, notice or sign

150
  • (b) Tear down a poster, notice or sign

150
  • (c) Deface a poster, notice or sign

150
  • (d) Damage a poster, notice or sign

150
65[Repealed, SOR/2016-200, s. 40]
6637(3)Hunt species for which a Ministerial notice prohibiting hunting has been given200

PART III

Migratory Birds Sanctuary Regulations

Column IColumn IIColumn III
ItemProvision of Migratory Birds Sanctuary RegulationsShort-Form DescriptionFine ($)
13(2)(a)Hunt migratory birds without permit150
23(2)(b)
  • (a) Disturb nest of migratory bird without permit

150
  • (b) Destroy nest of migratory bird without permit

150
  • (c) Take nest of migratory bird without permit

150
33(2)(c)
  • (a) Possess live migratory bird without permit

150
  • (b) Possess carcass of migratory bird without permit

150
  • (c) Possess skin of migratory bird without permit

150
  • (d) Possess nest of migratory bird without permit

150
  • (e) Possess egg of migratory bird without permit

150
44(1)(a)Possess a firearm300
54(1)(b)Unlawfully possess hunting appliance300
65(1)
  • (a) Permit dog to run at large

200
  • (b) Permit cat to run at large

200
76
  • (a) Climb cliff on north or east side of Bonaventure Island during May to August inclusive

200
  • (b) Attempt to climb cliff on north or east side of Bonaventure Island during May to August inclusive

200
  • (c) Climb cliff on north or east side of Percé Rock during May to August inclusive

200
  • (d) Attempt to climb cliff on north or east side of Percé Rock during May to August inclusive

200
88Use, without permit, boat or other floating device equipped with means of propulsion other than sails or oars in Vaseux Lake Bird Sanctuary200
99(2)Fail to furnish requested information to Minister100
1010(1)
  • (a) Unlawfully carry on activity harmful to migratory birds

200
  • (b) Unlawfully carry on activity harmful to the eggs of migratory birds

200
  • (c) Unlawfully carry on activity harmful to the nests of migratory birds

200
  • (d) Unlawfully carry on activity harmful to the habitat of migratory birds

200
  • SOR/97-469, s. 4
  • SOR/98-426, s. 2
  • SOR/2001-517, ss. 5 to 9
  • SOR/2016-200, ss. 39, 40, 51
 
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